Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAML over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 169 216
Rank change year-on-year -51 +47 -18
Contract jobs citing SAML 5 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.65% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 2.06% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 16
North West median daily rate £425 £398 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -9.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £366 £356 £326
90th Percentile £559 £491 £575
England median daily rate £575 £465 £434
% change year-on-year +23.66% +7.20% -8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.04 - -

SAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,099 1,841 1,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.07% 31.58% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,425 1,231 1,346
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.58% -3.69%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 39
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.00 £18.14
90th Percentile £62.20 £49.38 £44.80
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%

SAML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAML in the North West

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAML in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAML in the North West

SAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAML in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAML in the North West

SAML
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAML within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 4 £400 -
Cheshire -17 1 £600 +33.33% 1
SAML
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SAML.

1 4 (80.00%) OAuth
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Search
4 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
4 1 (20.00%) Attivio
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

SAML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) MarkLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Text Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Triplestore
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Search
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) RDF
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Attivio
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (20.00%) IronPort
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee